RIM BlackBerry 9700 Bold

  • RIM BlackBerry 9700 Bold
84
Based on 62 scores, 96 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    28
  • Good:
    30
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Superior Keyboard, 3G, GPS & WiFi Support, DivX/XviD Support, Excellent EMail Services, Simple to Use UI, Optical Trackpad, Classy Looks, Very Good Battery Life
  • Good build, compact, lightweight, sharp screen, optical trackpad, 3.5mm jack, 3MP AF camera, smoother OS, talktime, DivX & XviD support
  • Excellent form factor. Razor-sharp screen. Good keyboard. Solid call quality.

Cons:

  • Expensive, App Store Doesn't Offer Enough, Depends on Blackberry Service Too Much
  • No FM tuner, last row of keys smaller, missing accelerometer & compass, need to purchase document editor

Expert reviews and ratings

By BrightHub on 100

The BlackBerry smartphones have always impressed me as business phone. To be honest I never really thought that I'd be owning and using one. But then I did took the plunge and got it. And I never regret my making that decision. The BlackBerry...

By About.com on 90

After lots of publicity and plenty of delays, the BlackBerry Bold is here. Touted as RIM's answer to Apple's iPhone, the Bold offers 3G service, Wi-Fi support, built-in GPS, music and video players, and an absolutely gorgeous screen. Overall,...

By Expert Reviews on 60

A smart, well-made phone with top business credentials, the Bold 9700 can be a pain to set up correctly, and doesn't offer a large screen or a wide variety of apps...

By MobilesRoom on -

If you are looking something interesting to make your outings full of life, it is the time to get a BlackBerry Bold 9700 to be live with your holiday pack.The first 3G BlackBerry of T-mobiles’ BlackBerry Bold 9700 is the best and smart one in the...

By VR-Zone on 87

VR-Zone.com is over in Taipei for the COMPUTEX 2010 Pre-show International Press Conference. The annual COMPUTEX tradeshow is the de-facto Information Communications Technology (ICT) tradeshow attended by global businesses and media. We arrived at...

By PCWorld India on 86

The Blackberry Bold 9700 is priced at Rs. 31,990 and that definitely takes it into the high-end segment. However, with that high price-tag comes excellent performance and features, a well-executed navigation system and nothing that is less than...

By ITP.net on 60

The Bold 2 9700 is an improvement over its predecessor but basic battery life and a few quirks are still thorns in its side....

By TechTree on 80

The Blackberry Bold 9700 costs Rs. 31,990 (MRP) with a one-year warranty. Now this pricing may seem quite high but if you are an existing Blackberry user and are looking for an upgrade this has to be your choice. If you already own the older Bold...

By TechSmart.co.za on -

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 carries all the features you want from a respectable smartphone. Build quality is up there with the best of them, while the ease of email set-up and messaging capabilities of this BlackBerry are just top-notch. Unfortunately...

By What Mobile on 100

The first Bold was big and had a battery that needed daily charges, but it was still the best BlackBerry model in the range; thanks to the beautiful high-res screen and an almost perfect keyboard. It didn’t have the best camera and the 3-megapixel...

By PC Authority on 83

Beautifully built, with a good keyboard; an excellent smartphone for intensive emailers...

By PCMag Mideast on 80

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is like a classically-tailored suit: elegant, predictable, practical, and easy to slip into, but not visibly innovative. It advances the state of the art without making unsettling changes. In some ways, this is good; the Bold...

By IT Reviews on -

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 updates the original Bold nicely with a sleeker physical design, optical trackpad and boosted camera among its new fixtures and fittings. It isn't the most capable smartphone, but it is potentially a good choice for those...

By Tech2 on 80

ConnectivityThe Bold series signifies a full throttle connectivity class covering all bases. The 9700 therefore comes loaded with 3G support, BIS and BES connectivity and EDGE. Depending on your plan you’ll have access to all the bandwidth that...

By Geek.com on -

It seems BlackBerry has found its fashion sense in the last few years. I’ve been impressed with some of the design choices, and perhaps the most impressive change I’ve seen to date were in the Bold 9700. This latest BlackBerry Bold has been...

By PCWorld on 90

The best BlackBerry available, the Bold 9700 packs a multitude of features into a sophisticated, slimmed-down design....

By Mobility Site on -

NOTE: Due to some technical issues with the blog, this review was published later than expected. My apologies for the delay. Recently I upgraded from the BlackBerry Bold 9000 to the BlackBerry Bold 9700. I decided to take this opportunity to review...

By G4tv.com on 90

Video Review: Does BlackBerry Bold 9700 satiate the email and web browsing needs of CrackBerry fans? Chris Hardwick and Olivia Munn take a look at its hi-res display, full keyboard, new track pad navigation and 3.2 mega pixel camera to see if this...

By Just Another Mobile Monday on -

I am a fanboy, but I am not a fanboy of a single company or device. I am a mobile tech fanboy. Exploring the ins and outs of different mobile platforms almost always gives me ideas about what I want in a perfect mobile device. One exception over the...

By ConsumerSearch on -

"The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is like a classically tailored suit: elegant, predictable, practical, and easy to slip into but not visibly innovative," says Sascha Segan at PCMag.com. While experts agree the Bold 9700 doesn't break new ground, its solid...